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Malaysia’s former first lady goes on trial for corruption

Rosmah Mansor, notorious for making overseas shopping trips and owning vast collections of handbags and jewellery, became a lightning rod for public anger as the government of prime minister Najib Razak was engulfed by corruption allegations.
Malaysia’s former first lady, who allegedly bankrolled a luxurious lifestyle with kickbacks and stolen public money, went on trial Wednesday(Reuters)
Malaysia’s former first lady, who allegedly bankrolled a luxurious lifestyle with kickbacks and stolen public money, went on trial Wednesday(Reuters)
Updated on Feb 05, 2020 11:57 AM IST
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Kuala Lumpur | By Agence France-Presse

Treasure trove seized from ex-Malaysia PM worth up to $273 million

Allegations of massive corruption were a major factor behind last month’s shocking election loss of Razak’s long-ruling coalition to a reformist alliance headed by Mahathir Mohamad
Malaysia's commercial crime investigations chief Amar Singh shows a picture of jewellry seized from properties linked to former prime minister Najib Razak in Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday.(Vincent Thian/AP)
Malaysia's commercial crime investigations chief Amar Singh shows a picture of jewellry seized from properties linked to former prime minister Najib Razak in Kuala Lumpur on Wednesday.(Vincent Thian/AP)
Updated on Jun 27, 2018 06:29 PM IST
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Agence France-Presse, Kuala Lumpur | By HT Correspondent
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